force of mastication

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force of mas·ti·ca·tion

the motive force created by the dynamic action of the muscles during the physiologic act of mastication.

force of mas·ti·ca·tion

(fōrs mas'ti-kā'shŭn)
The force created by the action of the muscles during mastication.
Synonym(s): masticatory force.

force of mas·ti·ca·tion

(fōrs mas'ti-kā'shŭn)
Motive force created by dynamic action of muscles during physiologic act of mastication.
Synonym(s): biting strength, chewing force, masticatory force.